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International competition launched for national museum of architecture and design in Helsinki

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Project aims to create one of the largest custom design and architecture museums in Europe on historic waterfront site

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AI is challenging us to up our game – as architects we should stop focusing on images and capitalise on our true value

Architects must stop fighting yesterday’s battles around professional status and focus on the thought and creativity that they bring, writes Satish Jassal

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Why recruiters must constantly adapt to attract the best staff

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Many potential candidates may not even be actively looking for a job, which means employers need to utilise a wide range of strategies, writes Jimmy Bent

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Can bankrupt Birmingham afford its vision for a greener future?

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Birmingham’s latest public realm improvement brings with it some expensive maintenance liabilities, writes Joe Holyoak

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AI is challenging us to up our game – as architects we should stop focusing on images and capitalise on our true value

2024-04-10T00:05:00+01:00By 3 comments

Architects must stop fighting yesterday’s battles around professional status and focus on the thought and creativity that they bring, writes Satish Jassal

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Imagining the City of London’s future: Speculative scenarios and adaptive strategies

2024-04-09T00:05:00+01:00By

From becoming an independent city state, to a heritage zone or thriving mixed-use hub, Kat Hanna speculates on the City’s possible futures

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The Coach: How to get the recognition you deserve, without being seen as a ‘show-off’

2024-04-08T00:05:00+01:00By

A social and workplace culture that has historically encouraged modesty can also prevent us from getting noticed, writes Louise Rodgers

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How the people of Dresden campaigned to rebuild the lost heart of their city

2024-04-05T00:05:00+01:00By 3 comments

Leon Furkert of the Dresden Historical Society shares the story of Dresden’s renaissance

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